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Millennium Flower Festival

Millennium Flower Festival

During the summer of the millennium year
a flower festival - a celebration of Christianity - was held in the church from the 15-16 July 2000 Christ Church thanked all the above individuals, churches, schools and organisations who have participated in the Millennium Flower Festival. Proceeds went towards Filabusi Windmill Project (part of the Kingston-Matabeleland link), and towards
the Christ Church building fund.

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1-3. Creation

Illustrations 1, 2 & 3

SEASONS FLORISTS

Arrangers: Marl Lawrence & Monica Brown

“Then God said, ‘Let the earth put forth vegetation: plants yielding seed, and fruit trees of every kind on earth that bear fruit with the seed in it.’ And it was so. And God saw that it was good.” Genesis 1:11,12b.

Bringing you the essence of the Mediterranean

(Mari's birthplace)

4. Paradise

Illustration 4

THE FRIENDS OF KING'S COLLEGE SCHOOL

Arrangers: Liz Levelle

“Then he said, ‘Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.’ He replied, ‘Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise.’ ” Luke 23:42-43.

5. Harvest

Illustration 5

RAYNES PARK METHODIST CHURCH

Arrangers: Carole Hill & Jean D Reynolds

“Jesus said, ‘Do you not say four months more, then comes the harvest? But I tell you, look around you and see how the fields are ripe for harvesting.’ ” John 4:35.

6. The Water of Life

Illustration 6

SACRED HEART CHURCH

Arrangers: Gaye HilI & Jane Ozborne

“Jesus said, ‘The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.’ ” John 4:14

7. Prayer Petals

Illustration 7

CHRIST CHURCH JUNIOR CHURCH

“Jesus said, ‘Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.’ ”

Luke 11:9.

8 Baptism

Illustration 8

ELAINE CHESTER

“We thank you that through the deep waters of death you brought your Son, and raised him to life in triumph ... Receive this light. This is to show that you have passed from darkness to light.” The Baptism Service.

9. Remembrance

Illustration 9

ELAINE CHESTER

Remembrance-

“When I am dead

Cry for me a little

Think of me sometimes

But not too much

Think of me now and again

As I was in life

At some moments it is pleasant to recall

But not for long

Leave me in peace

And I shall leave you in peace

And while you live

Let your thoughts be with the living”

An Indian Prayer - Traditional.

10. Praise

Illustration 10

WIMBLEDON FLORAL DECORATION SOCIETY

Arrangers: Audrey Jeffery & Jenny Traynor

“Praise the Lord! Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!” Psalm 150:1, 6.

11. Peace

Illustration 11

WEST WIMBLEDON SOCIETY

Arranger: Joyce Elvidge

“Jesus said, ‘Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid.’ ”

John 14.27.

12. The Burning Bush

Illustration 12

ST MARY’S CHURCH, WIMBLEDON

Arranger: Margaret Kerr

“The angel of the Lord appeared to Moses in a flame of fire

out of the bush.” Exodus 3:2.

13-16. Resurrection - Easter

CHRIST CHURCH FLOWER GROUP

Illustration 13

SIDE ALTAR

“And the Word was made flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory full of grace and truth.” John 1:14.

Illustration 14-15

NAVE ALTAR

“The angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid: I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here, for he has been raised, as he said.’ ” Matthew 28:5-6.

Illustration 16

HIGH ALTAR

“Alleluia! Christ is risen.” Easter greeting.

17. Crucifixion

Illustration 17

CHRIST CHURCH FLOWER GROUP

“Then Jesus, crying with a loud voice, said ‘Father, into your hands I commend my Spirit.’ ” Luke 23:46.

18-19. Eucharist

Illustration 18-19

WIMBLEDON NATIONAL TRUST ASSOCIATION

Arranger: Pat Walton

“For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes.”
ICorinthians 11:26.

20. Friendship

Illustration 20

THE STUDY PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Arrangers: Mrs A Williams & Mrs J Seckington and Year 6 girls

“A friend loves for ever.” Proverbs 17:17.

21. Joy

ROKEBY SCHOOL

Illustration 21

Arranger: Anne Wake

“Jesus said, ‘I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete.’ ”

John 15:11.

22-23. MORNING

Illustration 22 & 23

ST MATTHEW’S CHURCH, RAYNES PARK

Arrangers: Ann Peeks & Brenda Sykes

“Jesus said, ‘I am the bright and morning star.’ ” Revelation 22:16.

24. PENTECOST

Illustration 24

TRINITY UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

Arrangers: Gwendell Sutton & Sue Lewis

“Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and they began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them ability.” Acts 2:3-4.

25. Evening

ST MARK’S CHURCH, WIMBLEDON

Illustration 25

Arranger: Marlene Davie

“They heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze.” Genesis 3:8.

26. Marriage

Illustration 26

HOLY CROSS, MOTSPUR PARK

Arrangers: Gaye Burrows & Margaret Barratt

“God is love, and those who live in love live in God; and God lives in them.” 1John 4:16.

27. Summer

Illustration 27

HOLLYMOUNT SCHOOL

Arrangers: Hollymount Pupils and Parent Teacher Association

“Thank you, God, for holidays

In the lovely summer days,

For our picnic, for our fun,

For our playing in the sun.

Make us good, with smiling faces,

So our homes are friendly places,

And the helpful things we do

make all our families happy too.”

28-29. Gifts & Talents

Illustration 28 & 29

BLOSSOM HOUSE SCHOOL

Table arrangements created by the pupils of Blossom House.

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MILLENNIUM FLOWER FESTIVAL - GALLERY

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Art | Flowers Art–Flowers Millennium Kneelers Udrakas Nativity Altar Frontals 150th Anniversary Flower Arranging Millennium Flower Coronation Lunch